Archive | July, 2013

Support Latham Square

July 29, 2013

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If you’ve been following this blog, you might have read the fantastic piece by our own Dave Campbell about Latham Square in Downtown Oakland. Basically, Telegraph and Broadway intersect at a sharp angle, and the City of Oakland is conducting a six-month pilot project to replace a few hundred feet of automobile lanes in the […]

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Latham Square in Downtown Could Revitalize with a Park for People

July 25, 2013

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Latham Square Plaza is a ‘Pilot Project’ Oakland is revitalizing the intersection of Broadway and Telegraph as a place for people, by redesigning the 1st block of Telegraph as a pocket park, with the road closed to cars and open to people. Between 16th St and Broadway, Telegraph Avenue will be re-invented as a larger plaza […]

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BevMo? BevNo! in the Temescal

July 18, 2013

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“The best offense is a good defense” is what kept running through my head after the recent Temescal flareup with the possibility of BevMo trying to get a foothold in the Temescal at 49th and Telegraph, the most recent site of the 6500 square foot Frazee Building. When I was tipped off to the fact […]

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Ecocity CoLab: Co-working for a Cause! Opening August 15th

July 8, 2013

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On August 15th, a new kind of collaborative work space will be opening its doors at the recently renovated historic White Building near the 12th and 19th street BART stations in Downtown Oakland: Part co-working space and part innovation lab and ecocity learning network, Ecocity CoLab is designed to bring together individuals and organizations dedicated to creating […]

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